Krista N. Nelson, D.P.M.’09

Nelson joined the staff at Alton Memorial Hospital Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine in Alton, IL, in December …

Alumni spotlight: Kelly L. Check, D.P.M.’99

Background information I am originally from southern Indiana. I work at Story Medical Center in Nevada, IA, and have been …

Alumni spotlight: Michael S. Lee, D.P.M., M.H.A.’96

Lee family gives, receives ultimate gift While American families with pre-teen children may have visions of video games, gadgets and …

Glanton Scholarship Dinner raises significant funds for minority students

DMU concluded another successful year of raising money for the Glanton Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships to high-achieving students, in …

Alumni spotlight: Lee Evans, D.P.M.’95

Professional background I am from Aurelia, (northwest) IA. Currently, I work at Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons and have been there …

Alumni spotlight: Five years of DMU at West Penn

These students and alumni of DMU's College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, representing the classes of 2009 to 2013, have been residents or students at West Penn Allegheny Health System, one of Pittsburgh's leading medical teaching facilities.

Alumni spotlight: Kyle T. Pearson, D.P.M., M.H.A.’11

I attended Luther College in Decorah, IA. My favorite part of my job/residency is acquiring new cutting-edge techniques and knowledge about the medical, podiatric and orthopedic fields on a daily basis. While training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, residents receive top-quality on- and off-service rotations in which we work side by side with residents and attending [...]

Alumni spotlight: Bruce A. Scudday, D.P.M.’89

After graduating from UOMHS, I completed podiatric surgical residency programs in St. Louis, MO, and Dallas, TX. I briefly practiced in Dallas before establishing a private practice in El Paso, TX, in 1995. I received certifications in foot surgery from the American Board of Podiatric Surgery in August 1998 and in reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery [...]

Great pass rates!

In 2010, Des Moines University’s podiatric medicine graduates had a 96 percent pass rate on the American Board of Podiatric …

Alumni spotlight: L. Marie Keplinger, D.P.M.‘07

I am a foot and ankle surgeon with New England Foot and Ankle Specialists in Portland, ME, and am currently completing an orthopedic foot and ankle fellowship. This extra year of training is an in-depth approach to a range of non-operative and operative care of traumatic, degenerative, sports, rheumatoid and diabetic foot and ankle problems, especially complex deformities and [...]

Alumni spotlight: Sean T. Grambart, D.P.M.’01

I have a degree in biomedical science from St. Cloud State University. After graduating with from DMU in 2001 I completed a surgical residency with the Northwest Podiatric Surgical residency program in Seattle, WA, and graduated in 2004. I completed an AO fellowship in Dresden, Germany, in 2003. I am a foot and ankle surgeon for a large multi-specialty group [...]